History of Potato Farming in Nigeria

Potato farming is a relatively new agricultural practice in Nigeria. It was introduced in the country in the 1960s, during the post-independence era when the government was seeking ways to diversify the country’s agricultural sector. Since then, potato farming has...

History of Rice Farming in Nigeria

Rice farming and production has a rich history in Nigeria, dating back to the pre-colonial era. The ancient Yoruba and Hausa civilizations were known to cultivate and trade rice, which was considered a staple food in their communities. In the colonial era, rice...

FG Launches Tech To Monitor Livestock Nationwide

To identify and track livestock in Nigeria, the Federal Government has launched the National Animal Identification and Traceability System (NAITS) for the country. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mahmood Abubakar disclosed this on Wednesday, at the...

FMARD Advocates For Local Production Of Organic Fertiliser

…sensitises farmers on provision of National Fertiliser Quality Control Act In a bid to sustain the growth of the agricultural sector in Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has advocated for the local production and use of organic...